David is the Director of Studies (programme director) for the Film & Media undergraduate degree. He runs and teaches his own Honours modules Terrorism in the Media and The Poetic Eye: Documentary Film and Television. He also runs, and contributes to teaching on, core modules The Moving Image and Reading Film and Television. He also contributes to the core module An Introduction to Media Studies and Industries.
David joined the University in August 2009. He has a first-class degree in English and History, and a Ph.D. in Film Studies, both from the University of Hull. Before moving to Stirling he was a lecturer at the University of Hull. His previous Stirling modules include Television Drama. David has previously held other administrative roles including Admissions/Recruitment officer and senior Adviser of Studies for all CMC students.